Volodymyra was born in 1955 in Kazakhstan. Daughter of art historian and curator Roman Gankevych. She graduated from the Lviv National Academy of Arts. Member of the National Union of Artists of Ukraine since 1990. She has participated in Ukrainian and international exhibitions in Lviv, Kyiv, Detroit, Chicago, and Munich. Works in the fields of classic weaving and non-traditional textiles (three-dimensional objects, spatial installations).